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News July 13, 2016 posted by

SEJ elects five new bishops

By Jessica Brodie. The first day of business at Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference July 13 saw all five of its new bishops elected—including the historic election of the SEJ’s first African-American female bishop, Sharma Lewis, on the very first ballot. South Carolina’s episcopal nominee, Delegation Chair Dr. Tim McClendon, narrowly missed election. McClendon was in the top tier for every ballot cast.

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SEJ elects five new bishops

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